R&D hub of Japan Fine Coatings Co., Ltd.

Kanagawa Research & Development Center

Japan Fine Coatings Co., Ltd. opened a R&D center for fiber optical materials under the name ‘Kanagawa Research & Development Center (KRDC)’ in October 2021.

At KRDC professionals are in charge of chemical synthesis, compounding, and physical properties- and application evaluation with the objective of designing and developing UV curable resins which are used as the coating material for optical fibers.

KRDC is located in the Kanagawa Science Park (KSP), which is an urban science park with good access to Tokyo and Yokohama.

In collaboration with other Covestro global R&D centers, including the US, Taiwan, and the Netherlands, KRDC will contribute to meeting even better the high demands and expectations of our Japanese customers.

Other Covestro sites in Japan

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    Niihama Plant

    Niihama Plant received prestigious safety award from Japan Chemical Industry Association in 2017 for its excellent safety record of more than 20 years without a recordable incident.

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    Sakai Plant

    DIC Covestro Polymer was established in June 2000 as a joint venture between DIC Corporation and Bayer AG.

  • Covestro in Japan

    Tsukuba Plant

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